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Thursday, February 9, 2012

Shaqiri to Move to Bayern Munich in the Summer of 2012

FC Basel has just released an official statement confirming the rumors that Swiss wonder-kid Xherdan Shaqiri will be leaving his youth club and moving to the Bundesliga in the summer of 2012, featuring for Bayern Munich on a four year contract. Neither club has chosen to disclose the sum of money that will break Shaqiri of the remainder of his contract at Basel, but rumors have ranged from 14 to 15 million francs. Xherdan's current market value sits at 11 million pounds (12.5 million euros).